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The Arts and Creative Writing

Actors’ Equity
Search for auditions in theater.

Art Deadlines List
Art contests and competitions, jobs and internships, scholarships, grants and fellowships, art festivals. For art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages.

Artists House Music
Advice in marketing, production, education, and careers in music.

Arts Education Partnership
AEP is a nonprofit coalition of organizations dedicated to demonstrating the role of arts education in helping students to excel in school and later in life. Includes information on applying for federal funds, arts education task forces (including links), and resources from past efforts and conferences.

Arts Intern
Paid summer internships in New York City museums for undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds who have financial need. Limited to residents of New York City.

Arts Internship Program
Summer internships in nonprofit performing, presenting, literary, and municipal arts organizations in Los Angeles. Limited to residents of Los Angeles County.

Americans for the Arts
Ten-week summer internship in a New York City arts organization for rising juniors or seniors.

Asian American Arts Alliance
Open calls and submissions, workshops and classes, grants, and job, volunteer, and internship opportunities in Asian American art and culture in New York City. 

Association of Arts Administration Educators

The Center for Cartoon Studies
Offers a two-year program on the art of creating visual stories and publishing and marketing comics and graphic novels.

Full-time paid internships for students of theater production, arts administration, or dramaturgy. Located in Baltimore.

Chautauqua School of Art
Intensive two-month summer studio program in painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, and printmaking.
Has a job board with lots of links, lots of information, and discussion groups, all for dancers. When you use our link, you'll arrive at the jobs page. You may view some openings by clicking the "GUEST" button; more available by joining for a $10 one-time membership fee.

Echo Park Film Center
Offers a four-week Summer Artist in Residence Program to emerging or established filmmakers. Located in Los Angeles, with lodging and stipend provided.

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
Winter fellowships and summer and fall workshops in creative writing and the visual arts.
Launched in early 1998 as a website to help writers, journalists, public relations pros, and researchers succeed in their professional careers. Since its inception, the website has provided an endless stream of industry news, job opportunities, editorial content, and networking opportunities.

Funds for Writers
Listings for freelance writers, including grants, contests, jobs, publishers, and agents.

Getty Internship Program
Summer internships at the Getty Center for undergraduates of culturally diverse backgrounds interested in professions related to museums and the visual arts.

Gotham Writer’s Workshop
New York City creative writing school offers three-month internships in marketing, web development, and administration. Compensation is free tuition for any one-day or ten-week creative writing class.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Studio-based workshops in a variety of craft media. Located in Maine.

Massachusetts-based job search engine in the arts, working from a base of 1000 registered organizations.

Center for the Arts. The Interlochen College of Creative Arts in northern Michigan offers a variety of summer arts programs and classes.

The International Design Magazine
Covering the art, business, and culture of design, this site posts national and international jobs in advertising, architecture, fashion, and exhibit, graphic, industrial, interaction, interior, and web design.

Kids Creative
Art-based peace education programs for children and youth through after-school programs, workshops, and summer camps in New York City.

League of Chicago Theatres
Theatre-related resources for professionals, listings of government and arts organizations, and college theatre programs.

MacDowell Colony
Up to eight week residencies, providing time and space for artistic creativity. Located in New Hampshire.

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Grants and fellowships for Massachusetts artists.

Museum of Fine Arts
Internships at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Connects artists, crafters, artisans and buyers worldwide, giving participants empowerment to showcase, critique, share, discover, buy, or sell.

National Art Education Association
Promotes art education through professional development initiatives with the goal of providing qualified teachers in the visual arts.

Search for jobs or internships in theater.

School of Visual Arts
Offers a two-year MFA in Design Criticism, training students to research, analyze and evaluate design and its social and environmental implications.

Springboard for the Arts
Offers information about career planning, organizational management, marketing, finances, legal, and copyright issues. Springboard for the Arts is a nonprofit service organization whose mission is to provide affordable management information; professional development services; and consulting and training services to independent artists, small to mid-sized cultural organizations, nonprofit arts managers, and job seekers in arts administration.

The Actor’s Checklist
Directory of organizations offering grant money and fellowships and foundations that fund individuals in visual arts, creative writing, and performing arts. Also lists useful books for grant seekers.

The AWP Official Guide to Writing Programs
Search graduate and undergrad programs in creative writing.

The European Graduate School
Expressive Arts and Social Change master’s program for artists, educators, therapists, and social activists. Summer Program in Switzerland.

The Sun Magazine
Uses words and photographs to “invoke the splendor and heartache of being human” by publishing the work of emerging and established artists striving to be thoughtful and authentic.

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002